John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Wall may not be ready for Wizards camp

    The Score "After undergoing minor surgeries on both knees, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is not expected to participate in the Olympics for Team USA this summer. The Wizards expect Wall to be fully healed by the start of next season, but Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports that he may..." May 10

  • John Wall has surgery on his left knee

    USA Today "Washington Wizards guard John Wall had surgery to remove calcium deposits on his left knee, the team announced Thursday. Wall will begin rehab and be ready for the 2016-17 season. “I am determined to lead this team back to the playoffs and getting healthy is the best way for me to accomplish..." May 05

  • Brooks: Wall has ability to be one of the best players in the game

    Washington Post "The NBA has become a point guard’s game, and Scott Brooks’s knowledge of the position is as deep as any person’s in the game. Undrafted out of UC Irvine, Brooks carved out a 10-year NBA career with a 5-foot-11 frame as a point guard for six different teams. He later spent six-plus seasons..." April 29

  • John Wall says Wizards didn’t hire Scott Brooks to lure Kevin Durant

    Washington Post "John Wall doesn’t yet have a personal relationship with Scott Brooks, but he was in favor of the Washington Wizards hiring Brooks as their next coach from the outset based on what he had heard about the former Oklahoma City Thunder head man. Wall works with the same trainer as Thunder point..." April 23

  • Major step backwards for Wall and Beal

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The next step never took place because Bradley Beal rarely stayed on the court long enough with John Wall in what was supposed to be a breakout season for them to solidify themselves as an elite backcourt that belonged in the same conversation with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. "It’s been a..." April 17

  • Wall wants Alan Anderson back, but does he yearn to return?

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Alan Anderson is one of the three free agents who John Wall definitely wants back with the Wizards, even though he's coming off the worst season of his career and will be 34 in 2016-17. Anderson wants back in, too. "Even though I'm an energy player, it's hard to bring energy when you've got a..." April 16

  • John Wall Cursed Out Randy Wittman and the Wizards, Report Claims

    The Big Lead "Most disappointing team in the NBA this season? The Houston Rockets are up there – from Western Conference Finals to trying to get into the playoffs – and so are the Milwaukee Bucks, who went from the playoffs to 33 wins and the lottery. But my vote goes to the Washington Wizards, who also went..." April 13

  • This John Wall bobblehead looks absolutely nothing like John Wall

    SI "There are two key components to a good bobblehead. The head must bobble. And the head should look like the person it was made after. This John Wall bobblehead may bobble like the wind, but it honestly couldn’t look less like John Wall if it tried:" April 11

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Wizards say Beal is out with a sore pelvis.

  • John Wall ‘probably’ won’t play against Pistons; Alan Anderson will

    Washington Post "John Wall got up slowly, a McDonald’s breakfast sandwich in his left hand as he FaceTimed, and started his limp toward the Washington Wizards’ bus back to the team hotel. He had been sitting with his right leg locked in straight as his teammates concluded shootaround at The Palace at Auburn Hills..." April 08

  • With little left to play for, the Wizards should go ahead and shut down John Wall for the season

    Bullets Forever "There are a couple of different ways to look at John Wall missing Wednesday's game against the Nets on Wednesday. Obviously, if Wall is going to miss a game, it was nice that it came against the Nets, who even in a spirited effort could only keep up with the Wall-less Wizards for 24 minutes. If..." April 07

  • Chris Paul withdrew from Team USA. What does that mean for John Wall?

    Washington Post "John Wall has not been shy to voice his thoughts about his place among Team USA’s hierarchy. He was initially left off the preliminary 28-man roster for the 2014 World Cup of Basketball before he was added four days before camp started in Las Vegas. Then he was among the first cuts. And after..." April 05

  • John Wall tries to save a Wizards season he considers partially lost

    Washington Post "John Wall never envisioned the season unfolding like this. The Washington Wizards were supposed to take the next step in the postseason and compete for Eastern Conference supremacy, not battle for a playoff spot as spring blooms. This would’ve been acceptable two years ago. Not now. “I think..." March 22

  • Kicks Fix: The top five 2016 sneaker free agents

    Yahoo! Sports "Every summer, July 1 kicks off the start of NBA free agency, opening a window in which players and their agents can begin negotiating contracts with teams around the league. For the sneaker industry, the key date each year is Sept. 30. That's typically when a player's shoe deal expires, freeing..." March 10

  • John Wall frustrated by limited profile: 'I ain't got no billboards in D.C.'

    The Score "The Washington Wizards' turnaround in the wake of the Gilbert Arenas-era has been built on the emergence of John Wall. But despite restoring the franchise back to respectability and developing into a bona fide star, Wall remains stuck with a limited national profile when it comes to..." February 22

  • John Wall vividly remembers the first time he played against Kobe Bryant

    Washington Post "This year’s All-Star Weekend has, not surprisingly, become a sendoff for soon-to-be-retired Kobe Bryant. The Western Conference team’s practice at Ricoh Coliseum on Saturday afternoon was interrupted to show a video montage of Bryant’s previous 17 all-star game appearances. He was the media day..." February 15

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Wall said he dunked today so his knee is good to go. His goal tmrw: "Score the ball and try to win MVP. I'm gonna get a lot of shots up."

  • John Wall's Valentine's Day wisdom: Buy flowers, remember her name

    The Score "John Wall is a young Casanova. Since this year's All-Star Game lands on Feb. 14 - that's Valentine's Day for the uninitiated - the Washington Wizards star dropped a couple tips for the fellas during Media Day." February 13

  • John Wall bangs knee in loss to Bucks, puts All-Star Game in jeopardy

    Pro Basketball Talk "It was early in the Bucks’ win over the Wizards in the final game before the All-Star break for both teams, John Wall was pushing the ball in transition, and he collided with O.J. Mayo and drew the foul. He also hurt his knee. Wall played through the pain the rest of the game on his way to 15..." February 12

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Rich Paul and his Klutch Sports Group agency will represent Wizards guard John Wall for all on-court and NBA-contract related matters.

  • Wizards’ John Wall fires agent Dan Fegan

    Washington Post "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has fired agent Dan Fegan and his team of representatives at Relativity Sports, according to two people with knowledge of the situation. Wall has to wait 15 days after officially notifying Fegan before signing with another agent. Fegan had represented..." January 12

  • Wizards' John Wall to get an MRI on his knee Tuesday

    CBS Sports "Even though it hasn't been able to get the Washington Wizards over the hump, John Wall's play over the last five weeks has been spectacular. He's putting up close to 20 points and 11 assists every night and just led a big win in Chicago over the Bulls to pull Washington within two games of getting..." January 12

  • The Wizards are dangerously close to wasting everything John Wall brings

    CBS Sports "The Wizards are dangerously close to wasting everything John Wall brings By James Herbert | NBA writer January 9, 2016 3:49 pm ET Late in the fourth quarter on Friday, John Wall used a pick-and-roll and the Toronto Raptors' defense collapsed on him. The Washington Wizards star slithered..." January 10

  • NBA 'squashed' John Wall's wager with Wizards assistant

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Remember the promise that John Wall made, that for every game he has more than two turnovers this season that he'll play assistant coach Howard Eisley $100? That's not happening. The NBA notified the Wizards' point guard via phone call in mid-October, after it became public, that such an..." January 08

  • John Wall says trailing Kyrie Irving in All-Star votes a 'joke'

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "At this time last season, John Wall had the look of awe on his face about the first tallies of NBA All-Star balloting. He was first in the East among guards. Now, he's dismissive of the results that were released this week that have him fifth, behind Dwyane Wade, Kyrie Irving, Kyle Lowry and Jimmy..." December 29

  • Add a bone spur to John Wall's list of injuries

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Yesterday, John Wall told CSNmidatlantic.com that he longs for the Wizards to get healthy again so he can rest his high ankle sprain. Tuesday, CSN confirmed with persons with knowledge of the situation that tests show Wall also has a bone spur in the foot/ankle area though he will play through the..." December 23

  • John Wall’s career night ends with another injury

    Washington Post "John Wall left the court with a rib injury with 38.5 seconds left in the Wizards’ victory at Verizon Center. (Toni L. Sandys/ The Washington Post) Forced to assume a heavier scoring burden in December because of a spate of injuries, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall reverted to..." December 22

  • Jalen Rose says John Wall spending $47000 at strip club is charitable

    Complex "Earlier this week, we showed you a video of John Wall making it rain at a strip club in Dallas. He reportedly spent almost $50,000 at the club and had dollar bills flying everywhere during his time there. On an episode of the Jalen & Jacoby podcast that was recorded right after the video hit..." December 18

  • John Wall Made it Rain at a Dallas Strip Club, Spent $47,000

    The Big Lead "John Wall and the Washington Wizards are struggling on the court – just 10-12, currently 11th in the East – and they got more bad news over the weekend with Bradley Beal injured and going on the shelf for at least two weeks. Best way to forget about it all? Hit the strip club." December 14

  • Wizards' John Wall gets good news after knee collision causes scare

    Sporting News "Wizards point guard John Wall's right knee suffered no structural damage in the injury that forced him from Sunday's loss to the Mavericks, The Washington Post reported. Wall said the knee was sore, but an X-ray didn't show any structural damage, The Post reported, citing an unidentified person..." December 07

  • John Wall says Wizards fans will 'all be back on the bandwagon' soon

    CBS Sports "The fans in D.C. have been accused of being not great the last few years. Even with the Wizards having morphed into a playoff team, attendance has only been "OK-to-good" and the excitement has just been missing in general, despite two second-round appearances and challenges in the semis. With..." December 01

  • John Wall disagrees with coaching decision in Wizards’ fourth-quarter collapse against Hornets

    Washington Post "The Washington Wizards started the fourth quarter of their 101-87 loss to the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night with a seven-point lead that ballooned to nine, their biggest of the night, 2 minutes 17 seconds into the period. The lead came thanks to a 17-2 run. They also began the quarter with..." November 26

  • John Wall is a sneaker free agent now that contract with Adidas has expired

    Washington Post "John Wall is in the second year of a five-year, $80 million contract extension with the Washington Wizards but the point guard is a free agent in the high-stakes sneaker industry for the first time in his career. The two-time all-star’s contract with Adidas expired on Sept. 30, making him..." November 23

  • John Wall Attempting To Improve Nutrition As Wizards Play Faster Pace

    Real GM Basketball "The Washington Wizards want to play at a faster tempo and John Wall is attempting to adjust by improving his nutrition. Wall's top priority is avoiding carbs. “Not eating too much bad food,” Wall said. “Snacks at night and stuff like that.”" October 28

  • The face of the Wizards, John Wall enters his sixth season as a man in full

    Washington Post "Children climbed the 6-foot-4 man’s legs, torso and shoulders as if he were a new playground apparatus. They didn’t really care that the man was a basketball star, or that he had just delivered a $400,000 check to this organization teaching homeless youth, or that his surprise appearance..." October 24

  • John Wall to pay Wizards assistant $100 per three-turnover game

    Pro Basketball Talk "Put the ball in John Wall‘s hands, and good things tend to happen. He can get to the rim to score for himself or set up his Wizards teammates. But, if you want to nitpick, Wall can be a littlie sloppy. His 3.8 turnovers per game ranked fifth in the NBA last season behind Russell..." October 13

  • John Wall to owe Wizards coach $100 for every two-plus turnover game

    Washington Post "John Wall’s reign as undisputed leader of the Washington Wizards commenced in mid-August about 2,600 miles from the District. Near his summer home in Los Angeles, Wall organized a three-day team minicamp, seeking to encourage camaraderie and welcome the team’s newcomers. He invited teammates to..." October 11

  • John Wall makes $400k donation to local charity

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Wizards star John Wall donated $400,000 to a local charity that serves the families of homeless children. The Bright Beginnings Center serves about 162 children daily and will now be able to expand their efforts thanks to Wall's donation. The donation was announced in a news release by the..." September 30

  • John Wall Confirms That He’ll Definitely Try To Recruit Kevin Durant To The Wizards

    Uproxx "The summer of 2016 is a year away, but you can bet your bottom dollar that the chatter about Kevin Durant‘s impending free agency is going to dominate the headlines in OKC and elsewhere and be the source of endless distraction for the Thunder as they try to work their way back into contention in..." September 28

  • Wall not optimistic about making Team USA

    CSN Washington "John Wall did the math. He's not making Team USA's squad for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Wall wants in, no doubt. The two-time NBA All-Star will have the 2015-16 season to impress. However, having just left USA Basketball's minicamp in Las Vegas, the Washington Wizards star grasps the red, white and..." August 16

  • Make that two Wizards who have accepted Team USA invites

    CSN Washington "Bradley Beal will have his backcourt mate, John Wall, when USA Basketball holds camp next week after the point guard formally accepted the invite, CSNwashington.com was told by a person with knowledge of the situation Tuesday evening. Wall, who recently recovered from multiple non-displaced..." August 04

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Wall said he started working out again about a week ago. The left hand is healed.

  • John Wall: 'I'm getting the same as Reggie Jackson'

    CSN Washington "Two years ago, John Wall's max contract extension for five years and $80 million went under heavy scrutiny. Now, getting the two-time All-Star who has led the Wizards to the Eastern Conference semifinals twice since then, looks like a bargain. "People talk about me getting $80 million, now you..." July 14

  • John Wall -- Kicked Off Plane In Vegas ... After Altercation

    TMZ "NBA superstar John Wall was kicked off an American Airlines flight in Las Vegas this week ... after someone in his crew allegedly threatened another passenger ... TMZ Sports has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us ... the Washington Wizards star had boarded a flight headed to D.C. on May..." May 28

  • NBA All-Defensive teams named

    NBA.com "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the league in both blocks per game (2.9) and total blocked shots (200). Additionally, Davis..." May 20

  • John Wall to avoid surgery and see hand specialist this week

    Washington Post "Like so many of his teammates echoed Monday afternoon as the Washington Wizards filed in and out of meetings one final time before dispersing for the offseason, John Wall is certain the Wizards would still be alive in the playoffs if he hadn’t fractured his left hand and wrist in five..." May 19

  • John Wall has no swelling in left hand/wrist after Game 5 return

    ESPN "John Wall's injured left hand/wrist came out of Game 5 without any swelling, according to Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman. "He'll get checked again later with our doctors," Wittman said on a conference call Thursday afternoon. "Just to make sure everything is where it is supposed to be...." May 15

  • John Wall on availability for Game 6: 'I might be a game-time decision'

    The Score "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall surprised everyone by suiting up in what turned out to be a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Al Horford and the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday. Wall looked to be in top form. He relentlessly attacked the basket and played some truly inspired defense in..." May 14

  • Wizards' Wall remains game-time decision for Game 5

    The Score "John Wall continues to make progress in his return from hand and wrist fractures, but the superstar point guard's status for Wednesday's Game 5 remains uncertain. Wall, who originally believed the issue was simply a severe sprain, suffered the injury in Washington's Game 1 victory in Atlanta,..." May 13

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    John Wall addressing the media. Said he’s not sure if he’ll play tonight. pic.twitter.com/3M4DsyWVw9

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